Banded Golden Eye!

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Banded Golden Eye!

Postby Weedwacker » Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:32 am

Shot this bird on Wednesday north of Grand Rapids , with my best gal Morgan!

25 years of waterfowl, this is my second duck band and oddly my first was a golden eye 4 years ago!

Not many birds but this made it special !
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Banded Golden Eye!

Postby TXWingStinger » Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:58 am

Congrats on the band! And a great picture, I'd have that one framed.


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Re: Banded Golden Eye!

Postby gaustin » Sat Dec 01, 2012 7:28 pm

Sweeeet :thumbsup:
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Re: Banded Golden Eye!

Postby NuffDaddy » Sun Dec 02, 2012 2:06 pm

Congrats frame the picture and put it right below the mount of the bird.
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Re: Banded Golden Eye!

Postby Weedwacker » Sun Dec 02, 2012 3:52 pm

Much thanks.

My son shot a huge golden eye a few years back and we had it mounted for him as a gift, so might just put this band on that bird!

This bird was going on three years old.

4 years ago I shot my first banded duck, a golden eye. The band was almost un readable , it was a 17 year old bird!!
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Re: Banded Golden Eye!

Postby NuffDaddy » Sun Dec 02, 2012 4:29 pm

Didn't know ducks lived that long. Where was it from?
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Re: Banded Golden Eye!

Postby Weedwacker » Sun Dec 02, 2012 5:41 pm

INFORMATION FROM OUR FILES:
Band Number: 2347-93560
Where bird was banded: Minnesota
Date banded: 07/14/1993
Species: Common Goldeneye

Date of Recovery: 11/15/2008

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Hodenpyle, 1 miles W of Town of Mesick, County is: Wexford in Michigan
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